Aug 21, 2014

Peaceful Resistance in Ferguson

CWA Local 6355 President Bradley Harmon sent us this dispatch from Missouri.

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Aug 21, 2014

UCLA Professor Fined $10,000 for Death of Lab Worker

In a case that has transfixed the scientific community and mobilized health and safety activists, UCLA professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors on criminal charges stemming from the 2008 laboratory fire that killed 23-year-old Sheharbano "Sheri" Sangji, a research assistant and UPTE-CWA Local 9119 member.

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Jul 13, 2014

May 2014 District 4 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

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Jul 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Labor Files Suit Against AT&T for Violation of OSH Act

On May 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed suit against AT&T on behalf of four CWA Local 6360 members for violating Section 11(c), the non-discrimination clause, of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

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Jun 19, 2014

Safe Staffing Saves Lives

"A patient dies every three seconds from a medical error," said CWA Local 1168 President Cori Gambini, again and again over May's Safe Staffing blitz. Healthcare workers know the role that nurse to patient ratios play in giving good and safe care, and all last month in Western New York State, CWA healthcare workers and allies got this message out to the public and legislators in the fight to assure all patients receive the they deserve.

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Jun 12, 2014

AFA-CWA Applauds Congress For Taking Action Against Norwegian Air Outsourcing Scheme

An amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations, passed by the House of Representatives, will help ensure that U.S. airlines and aviation crew are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying, AFA-CWA said.

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Jun 5, 2014

Movement Building

CWAers recognized for focus on job safety and health; CWA and other activists showed support for Walmart workers; LGBTQ activists stood with T-mobile workers at the Albuquerque Pride Parade.

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May 22, 2014

Macklemore. Really?

United Students Against Sweatshops is pushing rapper Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to break up with union-busting T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, and instead stand up for workers at T-Mobile who are been harassed, disciplined and fired just because they want a union.

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May 1, 2014

CWA Members Mourn the Dead, Fight for the Living on Workers Memorial Day

This Workers Memorial Day, CWAers across the country joined union and safety and health activists in commemorating those workers who have been injured, made sick or killed on the job.

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Apr 28, 2014

DOL: Today is Workers’ Memorial Day. Join us for Our Commemoration!

The U.S. Department of Labor invites you to the Workers' Memorial Day celebration today, April 28, at 2:00 pm EST in the César E. Chávez Memorial Auditorium.

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Apr 24, 2014

Make Your Voice Heard On April 28

On April 28, CWA and the US labor movement will once again observe Workers’ Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.

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Apr 23, 2014

AFL-CIO: Materials to Assist with 2014 Workers Memorial Day Activities

Workers' Memorial Day (WMD) is next Monday, April 28. Please see the information available from the AFL-CIO Occupational Safety and Health Department.

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Apr 23, 2014

WEC@WORK: April 2014 Newsletter

Check out the New Jersey Work Environment Council's April Newsletter.

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Apr 3, 2014

New York State Launches Safe Patient Handling Program

Health care workers in New York are celebrating the new Safe Patient Handling Act that was passed as part of the state's budget.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 6 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Friday, February 28, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 4 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Thursday, February 7, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 2-13 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Monday, February 24, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

NYT: Wisconsin’s Legacy for Unions

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Act 10, among other slashes to union power, makes workers afraid to speak out about safety issues.

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Mar 22, 2014

January 2014 District 3 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Thursday, January 9.

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Mar 13, 2014

9/11 Workers, Residents, First Responders Still Eligible for Health Screenings, Treatment

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, NYCOSH, wants to make sure that responders and survivors of 9/11 get the screenings and health treatments they're entitled to receive.

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